Selected Work



Born in 1987, New Jersey, USA


  • 2010-2011MA Aesthetics and Politics, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles
  • 2006-2009BA National Academy of the Arts, Oslo
  • 2005-2006BA Bezalel Academy for Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016 CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • Sandefjord Kunstforening, NO
  • Jumana Manna: A magical substance flows into me, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
  • 2015 Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
  • Doubt of the Stage Prompter, Edit-Russ Haus für Medienkunst, DE
  • 2014Menace of Origins, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
  • 2013Untitled, CRG Gallery, New York, US
  • Artissima, Present Future Nominations, Turin, IT
  • The Goodness Regime, Kunsthall Oslo, NO
  • Gebruder Israels Austellungsraum, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
  • 2011Wanderers, One Night Only, UKS, Oslo, NO
  • 2010For Those Who Like the Smell of Burning Tires, Kunsthall Oslo, NO
  • Blessed Blessed Oblivion, Maria Veie Gallery, Oslo, NO
  • Come to Rest, Barbur Galley, Jerusalem

Film Festivals & Screenings

  • 2016 “After The Last Sky” festival, as part of the exhibition “Questioning the Chroma-Key Principle”, Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Berlin, Germany
  • Film Society of Lincoln Center – Closing night selection of the ART OF THE REAL festival, New York, NY
  • BAFICI [18], Buenos Aires Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 67th Berlinale – Berlin Film Festival
  • 2015 Göteborg Kunsthall/ Göteborg Film Festival 2015
  • 2014 Filmlab: Days of Cinema, Ramallah, PS
  • Digital Marrakesh, MA
  • Kurant Visnigsrom, Tromso, NO
  • Human Resources, Los Angeles, US
  • Center for Contemporary Art, Stand and Stare…, Torun, PL
  • Beirut, Cairo, EG
  • 2013Inner Odessa, Akademie der Kunste der Welt, Filmforum Museum Ludwig, DE
  • Future Imperfect, Tate Modern, London, UK
  • Performa 13 Biennial, New York City, US
  • 12×12 video lounge, Berlinische Galerie , DE
  • Artist’s Film Club: Shifting Landscapes, ICA, London UK
  • New Horizons International Film Festival, Wroclaw, PL
  • Homeworks Forum VI, Ashkal Alwan/Beirut Art Center, Beirut, LB
  • The Poetics of UnforgettingArtprojx, Hackney Picturehouse, London, UK
  • Hackney Picturehouse, London, UK
  • Grimstad Short Film Festival, NO
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL
  • London Palestine Film Festival, UK
  • Toronto Palestine Film Festival, CA
  • 2011New films from Norway, Film Society Lincoln Center, NY
  • 2009Toronto Palestine Film Festival, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017 Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago, IL
  • Outdoor exhibition in honor of the 375th anniversary of the city of Montreal, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, CA
  • 2016 Marrakech Biennale 6: Not New Now, Marrakech, MA
  • 20th Biennale of Sydney: The future is already here – It’s just not evenly distributed, Sydney, AU
  • Liverpool Biennial 2016, UK
  • Riwaq Biennale, PA
  • The Jerusalem Show VIII: ‘Before and After Origins’,Qalandia International, PA
  • Beton, Kunsthalle Wein, AT
  • Rauma Biennale Balticum, FI
  • Finnish Landscapes, Seurasaari /Checkpoint Helsinki, FI
  • Répétition, Villa Empain Brussels, BE
  • Resurrections, Kristiansand Kunsthall, NO
  • Histories of a Vanishing Present, The Mistake Room, US
  • On the Exactitude of Sciene, Goodman Taft, US
  • 2015Rainbow in the Dark, Malmö Konsthall, SE
  • Political Populism, Kunsthalle Wein, AU
  • Sandefjord Kunstpris, NO
  • Aftercinema, Beirut Art Center, LB
  • Rendez-vous / Biennale de Lyon 2015, FR
  • Century of Centuries, SALT Istanbul, TR
  • Lest the two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art. Warsaw, PL
  • The Doubt of the Stage Prompter, Sven Johne / Jumana Manna, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, DE
  • Alternative Modernisms, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, US
  • 2014
  • The Jerusalem Show VII, Al Ma’mal Foundation, Jerusalem
  • Hydrogenfabrikken Kunsthall, NO
  • Illuminated in the archives, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Ontario, CA
  • Vi Lever På et Sterjne, Hennie Onstad Kunstsenter, NO
  • Take Liberty!, The National Museum of Art, Oslo, NO
  • Re: Visted: Riga Art Space, LV
  • Meeting Points 7 CIC, Cairo
  • Meeting Points 7 ParaSite Art Space, Hong Kong, HK
  • Meeting Points 7 21erHaus, Vienna, AU
  • 2013Meeting Points 7 curated by WHW at, Gallery Nova, Zagreb, HR and MuKHA, BE
  • The First Edition of the Bergen Assembly, Bergen, NO
  • The 11th Sharjah Biennale, UAE
  • The Mosaic Rooms, Qattan Foundation, UK
  • Mixed Cities, Tel Aviv Museum, IL
  • Future Ruins, Gudbrandsdalen, NO
  • 2012Young Palestinian Artist Award, Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, PAL
  • Nothing Forgotten Some Things Considered, Young Artists Society UKS, Oslo, NO
  • Miami Basel Art Fair under the auspices of CRG Gallery, USA
  • FRANK #1, Oslo, NO
  • After School Special in Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall, NO
  • Far Too Near East, DOX Gallery, Prague, CZ
  • Midnight Movies, Kurant, Tromsø, NO
  • 2011Do We Surft the Wake, Concorde, Los Angeles, US
  • CalArts Plays itself, Essen, DE
  • Word Perfect, Noplace, Oslo, NO
  • Return of the Loosers, Kalmar Konstmuseum, SE
  • Shesh Besh Petach Tikva Museum, IL
  • Fourth Wall VOX Populi, Philadelphia, US
  • The Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenberg, Copenhagen, DK
  • Situation as Object, Gallery D.O.R, Brussels, B
  • 2010DnB Sparebankstiftilse Nomination, Oslo Kunstforening, NO
  • Another Country Ifa Gallery, Stuttgard, Berlin, DE
  • Young Palestinian Artists Award, A.M. Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, PAL
  • A Reluctant Apparition, Sue Scott Gallery, New York City, US
  • The Mediterranean Biennale of Haifa, IL
  • Stop Making Sense Oslo Kunstforening, NO
  • Trajector Art Fair under the auspices of REKORD Gallery Oslo, Brussels, B
  • Turn Loose the Swans Curator and participant, Al Mahatta Gallery, Ramallah, PAL
  • 20091001 nights, Postmasters Gallery, New York, US
  • Voluntary Security Check, Opera House, Oslo, NO
  • National Academy of the Arts BA show, Stenersen Museum,Oslo, NO
  • 2008Overlapping Voices, Essl Museum, Vienna, AU Multispace, Barbur, Jerusalem
  • The Jerusalem Show, Al Ma’mal Gallery, Jerusalem
  • Alone in the Dark, Kunsternerforbundet, Oslo, NO


  • 2015 Sandefjord Kunstpris, Norway 2015
  • 2012The Young Palestinian Artist Award, Qattan Foundation (1st Prize)

Public collections

  • MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • The Essen Museum, Essen, DE
  • Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL


Jumana Manna and Alexandre da Cunha
Jumana Manna
Alexandre da Cunha